A Song for Peace: A concert of Music and Poetry on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele

In the tranquillity of one of Windsor’s beautiful, but lesser-known churches, vocal ensemble Voci present this concert of choral pieces, recitations and organ music, played on the recently renovated J W Walker 1875 organ.

Featuring a piece by Zac Roberts, currently a pupil at St George’s School, Windsor Castle, and drawing on the theme ‘A Song for Peace’, the programme explores musical and poetic responses to conflict on the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele in Flanders, which claimed 275,000 Allied and 225,000 German casualties between July and November 1917.

Performers:  
Voci Chamber Choir  
Susan Piggott Musical Director
Luke Bond Organ
Programme of choral and organ works including:
Stanford Fantasia and Toccata
Stanford Lighten our Darkness
Roberts For the Fallen
Ireland Greater Love
Howells Psalm Prelude
Faure In Paradisum
Harris Faire is the Heaven
Anon. Chant de Paix
Duruflé Fugue sûr le nom d’Alain
Barber Agnus Dei
Vaughan Williams Lord thou hast been our Refuge

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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